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Incident Name: grass fire
Date: 7/xx/1987
Personnel: Therrell E Schilling
Age: 45
Agency/Organization: Pike County, Sunnyhill Volunteer Rural Fire Department, Summit, MiS / McComb, MS
Position: firefighter

Summary: Firefighter Therrell E Schilling collapsed and died from a heart attack while en route to a grass fire near Summit, MS in July, 1987.

 

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Pike County, Sunnyhill Volunteer Rural Fire Department, Summit, MiS / McComb, MS

 

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  • Record from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's list of Historical Wildland Firefighter Fatalities 1910-1996
    • Year: 1987
    • Fire Name/Location: Summit, Mississippi
    • Fatalities: 1
    • Agency: PVT, Sunnyhill Vol. FD
    • Fire Behavior: Grass fire
    • Remarks: Heart attack while responding to fire.
  • United States Social Security Death Index: Therrell Schilling
    • Given Name: Therrell
    • Surname: Schilling
    • Birth Date: 8 December 1942
    • Social Security Number: 425-86-8076
    • State: Mississippi
    • Event Date: July 1987
    • Age: 45
  • USFA Memorial Database: Therrell E Schilling and honored at the National Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburgh, MD

 

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